blast furnace

  • 1 Blast furnace — Blast Blast (bl[.a]st), n. [AS. bl[=ae]st a puff of wind, a blowing; akin to Icel. bl[=a]str, OHG. bl[=a]st, and fr. a verb akin to Icel. bl[=a]sa to blow, OHG. bl[^a]san, Goth. bl[=e]san (in comp.); all prob. from the same root as E. blow. See… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 blast furnace — n. a towerlike smelting furnace for separating metal, esp. iron, from the impurities in the ore: a blast of air is forced into the furnace from below to produce the intense heat needed …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 blast furnace — ► NOUN ▪ a smelting furnace into which a blast of hot compressed air can be introduced …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 blast furnace — blast furnaces N COUNT A blast furnace is a large structure in which iron ore is heated under pressure so that it melts and the pure iron metal separates out and can be collected …

    English dictionary

  • 5 Blast furnace — Blast furnace. См. Доменная печь. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 6 blast furnace — blast .furnace n a large industrial structure in which iron is separated from the rock that surrounds it …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 blast furnace — blast ,furnace noun count a large industrial container in which rock containing metal is heated to a very high temperature so that the liquid metal flows out of the rock …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 Blast furnace — A blast furnace is a type of metallurgical furnace used for smelting to produce metals, generally iron. In a blast furnace, fuel and ore are continuously supplied through the top of the furnace, while air (sometimes with oxygen enrichment) is… …

    Wikipedia

  • 9 blast furnace — a large vertical furnace for smelting iron from ore, using coke as fuel: designed so as to direct a continuous blast of air through the fuel in order to obtain a high rate of combustion. [1700 10] * * * Vertical shaft furnace that produces liquid …

    Universalium

  • 10 blast furnace — noun a furnace for smelting of iron from iron oxide ores; combustion is intensified by a blast of air • Hypernyms: ↑furnace • Part Holonyms: ↑steel mill, ↑steelworks, ↑steel plant, ↑steel factory * * * noun, pl ⋯ naces [count] …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11 blast furnace — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms blast furnace : singular blast furnace plural blast furnaces a large industrial container in which rock containing metal is heated to a very high temperature so that the liquid metal flows out of the rock …

    English dictionary

  • 12 blast furnace — aukštakrosnė statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Ketaus lydymo iš rūdos krosnis. atitikmenys: angl. blast furnace rus. доменная печь; домна …

    Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 13 blast furnace — /ˈblast fɜnəs / (say blahst fernuhs) noun a vertical, steel cylindrical furnace using a forced blast to produce molten iron which may be converted into steel or formed into pig iron …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 14 blast furnace — blast′ fur nace n. mel a large furnace for smelting iron from ore …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 blast furnace — noun a furnace in which iron ore is smelted to iron; the process being intensified by a blast of hot air …

    Wiktionary

  • 16 blast furnace — tall cylindrical furnace used for melting metal and iron from ore by way of heat intensified by a blast of air …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 Blast furnace —   A furnace in which solid fuel (coke) is burned with an air blast to smelt ore.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary …

    Energy terms

  • 18 blast furnace — noun a smelting furnace in the form of a tower into which a blast of hot compressed air can be introduced, especially for smelting iron …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19 blast furnace — A furnace which takes its name from the feeding of a blast of air to produce intense heat; used to burn out the impurities in ore …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 20 blast furnace — noun Date: 1706 a furnace in which combustion is forced by a current of air under pressure; especially one for the reduction of iron ore …

    New Collegiate Dictionary


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